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amendment soon of the welcome to a brand-new hour of america's news headquarters. >> it's been going on all day long. we have been keeping our eyes on it. all eyes right now on capitol hill house members debating this bill. it started earlier today. a full vote on the legislation is set to happen a little later on this evening. we thought maybe it would be sooner than later, but looks like -- they like it talk. i don't know if you're aware of that. they do like to talk. the president is issuing a last minute appeal for the overhaul at the white house earlier today. he did that earlier. watch this. >> the bill that the house has produced will provide stability and security for americans who have insurance, quality, affordable options for those who don't, and lower costs for american families and american businesses. and as i've insisted from the beginning, it is a bill that is fully paid for and will actually reduce our long-term federal deficit. this bill is change that the american people urgently need. >> there are some america does not need. the house also debating an amendment to ban fe
to this and the controversial decision to try accused 9/11 sp conspirators in america. abortion moves to the forefront of the healthcare debate. major sticking point in the house. how far are both sides willing to go? we talk to the head of planned parenthood and concern of the pro-life senator also a doctor. sarah palin's campaign tell-all hits bookstores this week. she goes after many mccain staffers. we'll talk to one of mccain senior advisors, former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we have word the white house is considering buying a warehouse to house the gitmo detine knees. president obama promised to close the place for next year. julie kirtz has the latest from washington. >> although no decision has been announced, an obama administration official tells us a near empty prison is an option for detain tees from guantanamo bay. an idea backed by the governor wood would allow the federal bure reof prisons to buy the prison and turn it into a supermax facility. the prison is in a small town called th
's because it became a black eye in america's reputation in the world. i don't quantity to play games but that is nothing that obama administration did. >> gregg: congressman brown, mark kirk who is running for the senate he opposes the idea to bring them to the united states in part because he thinks he is going to make illinois a terror target. i talked to a national security expert who has been in the years. he laughed at that. he said look, are you kidding me. terrorists go for high value targets, big places like new york and washington as we saw on 9/11. they're not going for a town in 500. he laughed and said, are you kidding. that is going to be among the safest places in the world because there is only 500 premium. am i right? >> that was the first thing i thought of. terrorism is about the unexpected. major impacts from this. if there is going to be one safe place in america, it will be that town. >> gregg: congressman brown, it doesn't make sense in many ways? >> you are misconstruing what mark kirk is saying. he is saying it's going to bring terrorist attacks to america, li
and hospitals struck to get it for their patients. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the historic vote in the house late last night. it took a visit from president bam become and a deal with the pro-life members to the caucus, but the democrats were able to win the late night passage of the massive healthcare bill. caroline shively is standing by with the latest. hi, caroline. >> hi to you, shannon. democrats pass with reform bill with 220 cevote. listen to the cheers when they reached 218 the bear minimum for passage. [ applause ] that cheer is for a ten-year trillion-dollar plus measure that is a sweeping overhaul of a healthcare system. 219 democrats voted for the bill, and so did one republican, congressman joseph gal. a first termer who holds overwhelmingly democratic seat in new orleans. 176 republicans and 39 democrats voted against it. it aimed to cover 96% of americans. those who don't get insurance face a fine. it has large companies to offer coverage or face a fine. creates a public option where the gover
has chosen to ignore the will of the people and say america you are wrong. we know what is best for you. this is bill is not what the american people want and not what the doctor ordered. >> reporter: as much of the cost republicans have objected to a government health insurance plan for people that can't obtain insurance on the private market. that plan was the considerable negotiation. it could lead to government paying for abortions, a compromise worked out with several dozen right to life democrats would allow people who have health insurance through that government plan to obtain abortion but only if if it was paid for by private money. that compromise can get a couple dozen democrats to support measure and that may need the vote it needs. >> gregg: thanks very much. >> julie: we'll turn to talk more about this. chief correspondent of the washington examiner, by ron york. do you think the decision will come down today, we're saying 8:00 to 8:30, will they get enough votes to pass the thing? >> the leadership intends that and i don't think they would have president obama com
to the judge to decide if the heenes have to repay the cost of search and rescue. >> when you mess with america's emotions, america will hurt you. >> that's why of lane expects richard heene will do some jail time. for now they're free until their sentencing, but they won't escape the freeman of the press anytime soon. >> that was heidi hemmet reporting. sarah palin's new book comes out tuesday and her former running mate senator john mccain has time to read it? of men and women overseas, country singer amy grant has an easy way to let them know you can care this season. take a moment of your time well investigated. you want to stick with us for that. ♪ . (announcer) we understand. you need to save money. >> clooel kalid shaikh mohammed is coming to new york city and many americans are outraged. caroline shively has the latest on that and other stories. >> hi, brian. attorney general eric holder's decision to bring the professed master mind of the attack to new york has strong critics. holder insists that the court system and evidence are strong enough for a guilty verdict and many americans
in illinois. much more on that, good morning i'm jamie colby. >> eric: i'm kercar eric sean, to america's news headquarters, gitmo and the corn field, could bring terrorist trials to downtown chicago and the obama administration considering transferring them to the thompson correctional facility and it is 160 miles west of the windy city and could be the new home for about 100 gitmo terror suspects and the idea already sparking a big potential battle in congress. caroline shivley live in washington with the latest on this, caroline, good morning. how would this work if the federal government bought the prison from the state and put the gitmo detainees in it? >> reporter: the state of illinois would sell thompson correctional facility to the federal bureau of preference and they'd turn it into a super max prison with a portion of it to house, 100 guantanamo bay detainees and the rest of the facility would be used for federal inmates and an administration official tells fox no decision is made yet but it is definitely an option, eric. >> eric: local illinois officials are for the plan. including
's relationship which guards interest of america, relationship with afghanistan and pakistan and that's a difficult order because right now you have unpopular, leaders. >> theoretically, general, that's what the strategy is all about. do you see a strategy coming? >> first of all, i think we need both. we need additional troops to get enough boots on the ground to affect any strategy and the ambassador is absolutely right. we need a strategy and needs to do three things. first thing it's got to reverse the initiative, take the initiative away from the enemy. right now, the taliban owns the upper hand on the battlefield and secondly as the ambassador says reduce corruption in afghanistan and pakistan and third and probably most difficult, brian, is train the iraqi army, the afghan army and police force. right now, the afghan army probably has no more than 45,000 in order to get the ratios they need about a quarter after million a lot of troops to train in very little time. >> brian: let me ask you a question we've been talking about just before the show and that is about morale. milit
will measure our success in the progress that is made by america's working families. today we will make not only history, but progress for america's working families. with that, i'm pleased to yield to our distinguished majority leader, who, without whose leadership we most certainly would not be in position to win today. the knowledge of these issues, his strategic thinking how to get us from here to there, and just persistence and more important than all of that, the respect with which he has held in our caucus for his opinions, has gotten us where we are today. mr. steny hoyer, democratic leader-- majority leader of the congress. . i want to thank my partner, the speaker of the house of representatives. nancy pelosi and i have worked side by side for many years to further the democratic agenda. to make america better, to make sure that working families have the opportunities and the security that they want and they need. i want to thanks, also, jim cliburn. i've known jim cliburn for all of my adult life and we sort out with the young democrats together almost a half century ago work
throughout this entire region. but there is a pending free trade agreement in america right now with south korea. it was negotiated in june of 2007. it's been sitting there waiting for action. the last two of the bush administration, well into the first year of the obama administration, it would be the biggest free trade agreement the united states has with any other nation since nafta. it would add u.s. trade representatives ten to $12 billion to the gdp. but because the obama administration wants more access for the u.s. auto makers, south koreans aren't high on that. that agreement is stalled and there has been no efforts here, no visible effort for the obama administration to bring the two nations any closer on that free trade pact. others could commence and follow after that. but until that is removed, it doesn't look like there will be more than free trade rhetoric on this trip and in this region. >> if it's sunday, it must be singapore. you've got a few more stops to go yet before you come back home on thursday. we'll see you soon. thanks very much. >> thank you. president obama's a
. a folks man for the taliban the mayor was targeted for interfering in our matter. >> gregg: america may be one step closer to most expansive overhaul of health care in more than 40 years thanks to the passage of the one trillion dollar house health care bill, but there are big steps before it becomes law. julie is live in washington. what happens next? >> it shifts to the senate. harry reid says he is waiting for official report on how much some of the options passed by the senate committees would cost and if the bill is to too expensive. it may differ in substantial ways, still in question is whether reid can get support for a public option of government health care option. so if a means tough work ahead when the two bodies get together in conference. >> gregg: the president got involved in the process in the house. he was there, on capitol hill. he was twisting arms. he is meeting people behind closed doors. do we expect him to do the same on the other side of the hill. >> reporter: oh, yeah, he was calling lawmakers. he went to capitol hill. i think we can expect some of the same. en
the government will provide. [ applause ] >> glenn: good night america. good night mrs. dunne wherever you are. >> julie: i'm julie banderas. >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. welcome to america's news headquarters. toppling the news, president obama right in the middle of a tour of asia and assuring the u.s. will not be cowed by north korea. we'll have a live report from singapore. >> and the attorney for the fort hood shooter wants his client to get a psychiatric evaluation. the attorney says mental responsibility will be a crucial issue here as many of those killed at fort hood are laid to rest today. >> gregg: it could very well be the next trial of the essential. yesterday we learned that the five men suspected of playing vital roles in 9/11 terror attackss will now stand trial in manhattan. yards from where the twin towers fell. eric holder insisting the case is rock solid. some view the of as politically and legally risky. molly henneberg is live in washington with more on that. >> molly: attorney general holder says this can work. they can try these terrorists and he is not worried about th
news is america's news headquarters. live team coverage of all the key races coming up. h1n1 in the work place. what are your rights when a coworker shows up infected with that flu? we'll get you legal answers. and meet the republican activist and mother of two who says legalizing marijuana isn't just for hippies. it's a conservative issue. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with a fox news alert. thousands of u.s. troops await the president's decision on the way guard. news today the disputed election has gotten more complicated. connor powell has the latest on challenger abdullah abdullah's decision to pull out of the race. hi, connor. >> hi, shannon. abdullah abdullah's announcement today was not so much of a surprise. it was rumored for days he would drop out. they want to legitimize the process here. abdullah abdullah believes the fraud that plagued the first round would plague the second round and he didn't want to be part of the election and hewitt drew officially today and leaving president karzai a
're against west point and duty, honor and country. >> we expect there to be 34,000. >> america, our own men and women will be spent. but what about everything we hear about the nato allies? are they ponying up? >> well, british prime minister gordon brown said yesterday countries backing afghanistan are going to demand security bench marks, meant for training and deploying thousands of soldiers and reducing corruption in afghanistan. brown said he announced this week whether the conditions are met to send extra 500 troops from his country. he and the u.s. are expected to push the nato countries to add more troops as well. we expect those decisions to be made in the coming months. >> eric: caroline, 48 hours for the president's big speech at west point and osama bin laden still out there. thank you. >> jamie: meanwhile, as president obama is surely preparing for his primetime speech on afghanistan, we are now learning how the commander in chief may take on the taliban. there is a report today that as many as 9,000 marines will renew an assault on a taliban stronghold. all is part of the new
for a long time. choice and competition, the theme of the democrats, we have choice in america. we have 1400 companies that provide health insurance. you need to enable competition. >> julie: what kind of choices are there. if the senate plan pretty much will implement a fine for anyone who does not opt with this health care insurance. if you do not have heath care insurance according to the house bill, penalty would be 2.5% of adjusted gross income. it would be $750 to be faced in -- phased in several years. if you are a veteran, in if you don't have health insurance and you are going to be fined by the government, a penalty because you can't afford heath care? >> julie, take it easy. that was a lot to put on the table there. >> julie: i'm naming the facts and we don't have an hour. >> you did a good job, julie. >> looks, the choice is between doing nothing which is certainly going to increase our health care costs. we have seen costs go up 10-12% a year. we are doing something that may be can control costs. i got a letter in the mail not two weeks from my insurance company, we're not payin
'm eric sean and welcome to america's news headquarters for this sunday morning, president obama praising the bill's passage calling it an historic step toward providing quality affordable health care for america. 36 million of us will be covered under the bill. but, republicans passed last night, a job killing, tax hiking deficit exploding government takeover of our medical system, it is said, and the president is urging the senate to follow suit and calling on congress to send him legislation he can sign before the end of the year, caroline shivley live in washington with the latest on the bill and its aftermath, a 14 hour process yesterday we saw, and takes through the vote. >> reporter: sure, we saw it all on this floor, cheering, yelling, gavel-banging, members bringing babies on the floor as props and in the end, democrats pushed the ten-year, 2,000 page, $1.2 trillion measure and the vote 220-215, two more than they needed to pass and of the 177 house republicans only one voted for it, joseph gow, a person who holds an overwhelmingly democratic seat in new orleans, eric serving and
deals. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts now. this is a fox news alert. iranian government approved a plan to build ten new uranium enrichment plants. iranian state tv report they'll be the same size as the plant you will see in satellite photo we'll show you. we have much more. what can you tell us about breaking news? >> fox news spoke with the e.u. foreign policy chief. he has interfaced the most in the negotiations. there is no quote official reaction from the reactions. but they will see as one of defiance against the west. there is a reaction to friday meeting of the iaea was expected because the language out of the meeting is tough on iran. the iaea passed a resolution demanding they mothball the hidden facility in koln and calling on iran to respect previous security council resolutions. instead, iran and the cabinet meeting today announced that it has decided to build ten enrichment plantses that will turn out 250 to 300 tons of enriched uranium a year. ten facilities to enrich uranium may seem like putting the cart bef
to the sharks, literally. i'm brian wilson, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. this is a fox news alert. debate on a debate. democratic senators are pressing ahead today on the first crucial vote of president obama's health care overhaul. fox news is covering all you need to know about tonight's health care vote on capitol hill. carl cameron is on the cutting edge of this story as he always is live from capitol hill. hello, carl. >> we're waiting and senators are debating and this will continue until eight o'clock tonight when they will have their first procedural vote in the u.s. senate on health care. it's already passed in the house, obviously, an entire package is awaiting some action between both chambers, but tonight at eight o'clock there will be this vote. 60 votes are required on what's referred to in the language, a motion to proceed. they're basically as you say, debating, beginning debating, brian. >> brian: all right, carl. how does it look? do they have the votes they need to go forward. it's nip and tuck, isn't it? >> well, harry reid s
results, you don't need to go any place else, america's election headquarters, join us tuesday night for complete team coverage of all the races and how it could impact the midterm election in 2010. plus you got to go to interactive website at foxnews.com. go to the top of the home page click on the politics tab and will take you to the political section on washington politics. >> gregg: author, limited supplies, creating scenes like this one. take a look at this, long lines forge outside all ten of the county's public health clinics. thousands of folks waiting for hours. some showing up from as far away from canada. the wait was well worth it. >> you can't protect yourself from everything but to a certain degree to protect you from the worst of the worst. >> i know other people that are not as frightened about it, he seems to catch everything that is on. he has had already two colds. >> gregg: they ran out of the vaccine after icing 28,000 doses. they will be offering more free doses as soon as new shipment. >> julie: earlier today, the director of allergy and infectious diseases, t
and we're insuring that perhaps those businesses will stay here in america. >> made in usa.com, why not? this holiday weekend, we want to help some of the people out there that are looking for jobs in these tough times. each hour today, we're bringing you another edition in our on the job hunt series to let you know where you can find some of the jobs that are available. you'll see it only on fox. >>> i like that report, jamie. >> thank you. >> berlin is bustling with holiday spirit as the city holds its annual santa summit. around 100 merry helpers gearing in the german capitol to review the holiday basics from delivering gifts to singing christmas carols. berlin student employment centers sponsors the event and organizers say the real santa needs plenty of helpers to pull off his yearly feat. so they're all being trained in germany. no shortage of helpers. >> the santas will be out soon. >>> gold has been the one sure bet for jittery investors. all these years you hear buy gold. it's safe. but is it about to boom still or bust? that's next. >>> it is the william of the hour on a thank
. >> welcome to a brand-new hour of america's headquarters. authorities believe they know the cause of a tragic train derailment which claimed the lives of dozens. why authorities are now investigating the accident as a terrorist act. >> did the white house party crashers show a weakness in the secret service's screening procedures? we're going to talk to one law maker who wants a congressional investigation. >> and new information following tiger woods' car accident. we're waiting for authorities in florida to release the 911 tapes. today we learned police plan to talk to the golfer. >> this is we're learning new details of just what happened moments after the accident. cops say his wife came to the rescue after he hit a fire hydrant and a tree in his neighbor's yard early friday morning. phil keating is live outside woods' community in florida fellow. police wrapped up their interview with tiger. >> is that right. >> reporter: that's what we all were led to believe here because a couple hours ago, two florida highway patrol vehicles with one investigator in each one entered the exclusive gate
than america's news headquarters on the fox news channel. join us tuesday night, our coverage starts at 6:00 p.m. for complete team coverage of all the races and how it could impact the midterms. go to our website foxnews.com. click at the top of the home page where it says politics. it will take you to the political home page with the very latest on all the upcoming stories, on the elections and washington politics. >> jamie: the centers for disease control just reporting 19 children died from h1n1 in just the past week. that brings the total of pediatric h1n1 deaths to 114. there are some parents that are still on the fence about vaccinating and there are others who want to vaccinate their kids but they're having trouble getting it. joining me is the director of the national institute of allergy and infectious disease. doctor, thank you for being with us. >> good to be here. >> jamie: your reputation is so strong and i know that for so many years you worked in the area of infectious disease which is why i want the viewers to have a chance to hear your answer to some questions they
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